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salt lake city, where the mormon church sponsors 99% of local scout troops. parents there, scouting leaders say, overwhelmingly oppose a change. >> and we want to best reflect the feelings of the institutions here locally that sponsor scouting and we need time to put that together. >> reporter: now both sides are hoping that time is on their side. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> and we turn now to weather in the news. a lot of folks on the east coast, especially in new england, are all riled up for the potential arrival of a big snow-making weather system. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore is with us tonight. jim, what's on the way? >> yeah, hey, brian. this on the 35th anniversary of the famous blizzard of '78 which pretty much shut down boston. right now boston under a blizzard watch. i expect others to follow. portland, southern new hampshire, even parts of connecticut i think as confidence grows in the forecast. in play thursday, chicago and atlanta. we will have issues there, obviously, at the airports. by 5:30 friday morning, this model says, hey, it will be s
and tonight, a city is on the edge. abc's david wright is there. david? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, police officers across this whole region feel they are under attack. police headquarters here on lockdown. every entrance, every exit, heavily guarded. the entire police force in america's second largest city, essentially held hostage to one man who is allegedly bent on revenge. tonight, by air, land and sea, an all-out manhunt. the suspect, one of their own. 33-year-old christopher dorner. a former lapd officer, now an alleged cop killer. police say he isn't just targeting cops, but their families, too. >> this has gone far enough. you know, nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: the killing spree started sunday in orange county, with the baffling double murder of a popular college basketball coach and her fiance. monica quan and keith laurence, shot in cold blood as they sat in their car. only last night did authorities put two and two together. quan is the daughter of retired lapd captain randy quan, who was instrumental in getting christopher dorner fired. in a ra
. >>> the great american city of kansas city was rocked to its core last night. a huge explosion at a popular restaurant, well-known locally and to business travelers. one person has been found dead. the search for more possible victims goes on. and there's a big early indicator as to the cause. nbc's john yang with us tonight from the scene. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this evening we're learning new details. the gas company says that 45 minutes before the explosion tore that restaurant apart, they tried to get people to leave. the blast was so strong, it rocked buildings blocks away. >> boom! everything just exploded. it was just the scariest thing i ever witnessed. >> reporter: the fire was so big, it engulfed a city block, raging out of control for about two hours. >> the flames were even taller than the building next to it. >> reporter: more than 100 firefighters battled the blaze at its height of four-alarm fire. authorities said 15 people were taken to area hospitals, at least one of them in critical condition. once the fire was out, firefighters combed the de
in a couple of minutes. >> the new report released today shows the city does not make -- if the city does not make major cuts and reforms bankruptcy may be the only option. some reaction to the report. >> the report put out by philadelphia based public financial management, inc. shows with the city's books will look like in 10 years. aggregator pour the news is not good. meaning deep cuts could be on the way. >> if we act now, if we act decisively and boldly, we can change the trajectory for the city. >> mayor stephanie rawlings on the defensive. baltimore may be in financial ruin by fiscal year 22 -- 2022. take a closer look at the numbers. in 10 years the city will be $745 million in the hole. add to that an additional $1.30 billion for failing infrastructure as well as health-care and pension benefits for retirees and you're talking more than $2 billion in the hole. >> this report is a wake-up call to the city say we need to get the finances in order. our expenses are somewhat less than our revenue. thompson university economist said the numbers are concerned because the city cannot ta
dump snow from new york city to boston. >> i've got my snow shoes, shovel, salt. >>> and police officers on edge. the manhunt continues for the fired lapd cop who's accused of targeting officers and their families during a killing spree fueled by vengeance. >> this is a vendetta against all of southern california law enforcement. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, february 8th, 2013. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a potentially record-breaking debilitating storm is expected to slam the northeast this morning. so far totals could top two feet in some arias. dangerous wind gusts threaten power supplies and travel will be affected from coast to coast. the storm is actually a combination of two powerful storms converging off the atlantic koechlt one part of the storm is coming from the midwest. the worst of the storm will hit tonight into saturday morning. in some areas snowfall totals could reach historic levels. cbs weather consultant david bernard has the latest. >> it's taking shape this morning right off t
it all covered tonight, starting with weather channel meteorologist mike seidel. he's in kansas city, where this storm, by the way, is hitting two days after that huge explosion and fire in the downtown area. but it's just one of the cities in the path. mike, good evening. >> and good evening, brian. so far this storm has been responsible for five deaths here in kansas city. a wall of white rolled through this morning, dumping snow, as much as 3 inches an hour, shutting down the airport and causing a state of emergency. that scene was repeated across many cities and areas of the midwest. armed with snowplows and shovels, the midwest today tried its best to fight back against a wicked winter storm that brought strong winds. near whiteout conditions. even thundersnow. as the deadly system that brought record snow to arizona, oklahoma and texas swept into the great plains today, schools and businesses were closed, and transportation in several states nearly ground to a halt. in kansas, authorities closed dozens of roads and highways, including a 90-mile stretch of interstate 70. parts o
out of this hellhole city. i hate it here so much. but then i realized, me and my dog were part of that crackhead's conversation later on about his horrible night out. he was like, "i gotta get the hell outta this city. you're not gonna-- listen to this [bleep]. so earlier, me and blue nipples go down the 50th street grime tunnel, right? he's gonna give me one of his patented dry-tongued, four-toothed blow jobs for what he thinks is a ziploc baggie of crack, although what i done-- i cut up a bar of ivory soap, 'cause nothing feels better than cheating my only friend out of fellatio, right? yeah, so, ah, i have fun. so anyway... i'm as hard as a towel rack, and some recently showered, well-dressed ass[bleep] and his small, well-behaved dog come down the goddamn grime tunnel. the dog starts taking a dump not ten feet from where i am. i go half soft. i dribble my chemically poisoned [bleep] all over the keds i stole off that blind black kid. i gotta get the [bleep] outta this city. it robs you of your goddamn humanity!" thank you, seattle! [cheers and applause] thank you so much. t
-breaking storm for them. new york city's probably going to be in the 12 to 18-inch range. here in boston, we are under blizzard warnings now. blizzard conditions expected with the prolonged time of wind and heavy snow. the snow is really picking up in boston right now. the radar showing it's all snow. temperatures there below freezing and the timing is such that the snow will continue to pick up over the next few hours. by nightfall, probably two to four inches of snow. blizzard conditions this evening. probably 25 to 40 hello mile-her hof sustained winds and through the night and even rising to 35 to 60-mile-per-hour range. 12 to 18 inches more falling and then tomorrow morning beginning to see it taper off and additional five inches could fall and blizzard conditions for a while longer, perhaps even after the snow tapers off and visibility will be very low. we'll continue to watch all of new england, as well as new york city, which is under that blizzard threat, as well. you're under a blizzard warning from new york northward and out toward long island and seeing the possibility of gusty w
,000 flights in and out of the northeast have been canceled. new york city's airports remain officially open at this hour, but most flight activity has ended for the night. already just a few hours into this storm, more than 10,000 electric customers in the northeast have been left without power. and tonight the national guard reports that more than a thousand national guardsmen have been activated in connecticut, massachusetts, and in new york as this region prepares for the worst. joining us now is nbc news meteorologist bill karins. bill, what is the latest at this hour? >> well, melissa we are watching this storm maturing, if we want to call it that. it is growing into intensity. now it is becoming a full-fledged blizzard. in the last hour, about 50,000 people have lost power. and we're going to continue to add to that number to the hundreds of thousands throughout the overnight. that's the worst part of this. losing power in the middle of a winter storm when you don't know how long it's going to be until the power crews can a, get through two or three feet of snow to turn your power bac
people died. that is more than 50% of the entire total population who died in new york city during hurricane sandy in october. this borough was devastated. staten island is used to being ignored because it's the smallest borough and it is not being ignored anymore. they're doing a great job of clearing this street so looks like they've had about 8 to 10 inches. the winds haven't been that heavy compared to connecticut, massachusetts and rhode island and a lot of people here who were anxious before this are breathing a sigh of relief. right here you can see there were many houses in this block that were destroyed. this was a house when hurricane sandy came through and no longer is. it is rubble. the house right next door was heavily damaged and people have been busily repairing it hoping to move in this week. it looks like they won't be able because they were afraid of the blizzard and hope to move in monday they were telling us. they've had a lot of tough times lately. they're very grateful at this point it doesn't appear the storm is as serious in this particular area as they thou
inches an hour in some spots. >> and take a look at this map. up to 12 inches in new york city to an incredible 3 feet in parts of connecticut. boston got smacked with two feet, leaving people there with a new big dig to deal with. ron, who used to live in boston, will remember the big dig. it was the largest public works project in the history of mankind. we have a new public works project for boston now. >> a huge headache for them. our extreme weather team is where the snow is this morning. fanned out across the storm zone. with the latest on what's to come, how to handle it when you get back on the roads, as well. >> leading our coverage of the blizzard of 2013, sam champion and ginger zee. let's go first to sam, our weather editor, who is in new york's columbus circle this morning. sam, good morning. >> good morning, dan and bianna. we're on a side street here. this is andrew. we've been helping him dig out this morning from the snowfall totals. this is his car. we're going to get it out for him this morning. we have the eight inches of snow. andrew, i'll step on the other
flights are being let into into new york city airports will remain closed until 11 p-m tonight. here at san francisco's international airport. 14 flights have been cancelled because of the storm. three departing flights heading to boston were cancelled. while six flights from new york, and five arriving from boston to san francisco have been cancelled tonight. >> that storm system is moving out of the northeast. jet bluthat blue is the snow its moving toward the canadian maritime. a very good break but there is another system. and the west, quiet. that is how it will stay. with plenty of sunshine and no rain. temperatures today, fifties and even 60s. a few degrees warmer than yesterday. 62 and the santa rosa. tomorrow, even a couple of degrees warmer. here is a live view of the bay bridge toll plaza. great visibility. we will see great visibility for tomorrow. look for clear skies and temperatures getting cold. below 30 degrees inland. looking nice for the afternoon with temperatures around 60s. >> right now -- all lanes have been re-opened after a deadly car crash in richmond this a
stocked up on food and gas while snow crews got ready with their plows with sand and salt. new york city could see a foot or more but areas like boston could get more than two feet. the storm is already causing big travel headaches at last word, more than 3,000 flights nationwide had been canceled. officials warn people to stay off the roads. >> we are hearty new englanders, let me tell you and used to these types of storms but we want to remind everyone to use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> the storm comes just after the 35th anniversary of the massive blizzard of 1978 which paneled the the same region with more than two feet of snow and powerful winds. >> can you track the forecast with the fox 5 weather app f you can't get tie tv, we are now streaming our newscast live on your cell phone. just log onto our web site, myfoxdc.com to find out more about that. >>> a maryland mother is facing charges that she murdered her 2- year-old. police say chelsea boot has confessed to smothering her daughter. they believe she put the toddler's body in a dump
in the city in the metro area that is going to transition over to rain. and that is looking like the messy mix will linger longer north and west and those counties that are in the winter weather advisory that sue showed you will probably stay in that messy mix. right now, it looks like everything is going to be light and this is going to end as some light snow and this is going to end as accumulating snow around here. this is a big question mark this snowstorm. when it begins to taper off tomorrow evening, how much in the way of potential accumulating snow are we going to get in the metro area in i don't think we can answer that yet. going okay. this is the storm system tomorrow night at 11:00. the storm is raging just off of new jersey and cape may. that is heavy snow for new york, beginning with the thunder snow into providence and boston, and you see that yellow precipitation there, just south of boston, that is the thunderstorm speed into this cold air and that is where we think the bull's eye of the two or three feet of snow by saturday will be falling up there into new england and defini
the city. >> we just seen the car flying down with the state trooper siren on. >> reporter: that driver eventually crashed into the side of this building at north fulton at westwood. he is now in police custody. >> reporter: and a stabbing victim from arundel mills is expected to survive. live in west baltimore, meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> we'll have the latest on this story tonight at 11:00. >>> a police trainee remains hospitalized tonight, after being shot during the -- in the head, during an exercise. our wjz investigation continues to reveal new information about how it happened. tonight, there are concerns that the training session is fully staffed. investigator mike hellgren keeps digging into the story. mike? >>> sources are telling us tonight there just were not enough people monitoring the training. that officer is in critical condition, after several surgeries. >> reporter: the police training session where an officer was shot in the head was not properly staffed. according to wjz sources. as part of our investigation, wjz h
. indra petersons reporting live from boston this morning. now to new york city where wind gusts of 50 miles per hour could cut power to thousands. foot of snow and coastal flooding also predicted. this blizzard on the exact same path as superstorm sandy, that could mean more misery for people still trying to recover from that storm. alison kosik is at columbus circle in manhattan. what is new york doing to prepare? >> reporter: right now we certainly are feeling a nice steady flow of snow coming down and not really sticking except for one or two snowballs we're making on the side here. you look out here, everybody's going to work as usual just like a normal bad weather day. everybody knows what's coming later and that's the tricky point. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is concerned about the cleanup because the storm is expected to really hit around rush hour when everybody's trying to get home, that could make it difficult for those salt spreaders and those plows to get through the streets but also extra trains are coming out for those who live on long island, the lirr is addin
the city of providence, the state of rhode island is trying to deal with this morning. that is massive power outages, wet, thick snow falling on trees, on power lines. it means about nearly 200,000 homes here in rhode island are without power. that is what they're dealing with at this hour. some good news, some of those bridges out to places like newport, rhode island, have reopened. they closed late last night because of these sustained 58-mile-per-hour wind gusts we were getting. those have reopened. i-95, that huge interstate through massachusetts, connecticut, rhode island still closed, though. roads here in providence closed a's well since 5:00 eastern right now. illegal to be out driving on them. stay home. even though it looks better, stay home. we had a chance last night to hang out with this guy, let's bring him into the picture, colonel pete gaynor, who heads emergency transportation. snow plows, gps tracking their every move. you were up all night. give us a sense of the situation now here in providence and broader rohode island. where does it stand? >> it's been a long nigh
will ask the ceo of citi mortgage. ashley: whiteout conditions expected to last well into tomorrow. time for stocks now as we do every 15 minutes. nicole petallides is standing by. nicole: last friday we closed out 14,009. that is our highest close in five years. while we are not too far off from that, about 20 points, we would still have a losing week here on wall street. it certainly feels full force here. people are trying to figure out how they will get home later. the tech heavy nasdaq is the best of the bunch. as you noted, with the snow, many places closing their branches. i want to take a look at a one-year chartier on the dow jones financials. inventory of furniture, automotive goods, they will sell by the most we have seen in three years. back to you. melissa: thank you so much. ashley: if you have money, life is good. the luxury real estate market on both coasts is still very hot. more homes selling for $5 million or higher than ever before. new york cash-rich foreign buyers are stealing spots. we are taking a look at two of these markets. sandra smith is in new york, robert g
street in san pedro in downtown san jose. she fell from an 11th floor balcony at the city heights condo complex. investigators are interviewing witnesses to try to figure out how this happened. at this point of play is not suspected. they now believe this was suicide, they are investigating what happened. >> we're also watching what is happening across the northeast. 23 million people across the northeast corridor and a blizzard warning. there's a buzz and getting 3 ft. of snow. the snow was expected to start this morning with the heaviest amounts coming tonight and tomorrow. this note could block some residents, people are being warned to prepare for days. it webbings sent to the grocery store to beat the stock up on a milk come up groceries, batteries. >> hundreds of flights have been cancelled out of s f o this morning and mike pelton is live. >> as the saying goes, it is just one of those days. as a messy commute especially if you're headed to the northeast. this storm as an acting places like chicago boss didn't jfk and newark. so far 55 flights have been canceled 35 departures. th
of newark? >> the conditions are worsening. walked through all five wards of the city and checked on the crews and the conditions on the street. a lot of stranded cars now. a lot of people out that shouldn't be. so it's very perilous out there and people need to understand that. stay indoofrs and hunker down for the night. conditions will be bad throughout the morning tomorrow. this is not time to take this lightly. very dangerous conditions, especially around motor vehicle accidents. and we areal also on alert for possible power outages in newark if the wind starts to pick up. i'm grateful for the hundreds of workers we have out there from law enforcement to folks plowing and salting streets. a lot of work ahead. >> as the sun will begin to rise in a couple of hours is when, as you mentioned, we will get a better chance to see the damage done. hopefully the streets are cleared. first responders can get out and about. what's the biggest challenge, you think, come tomorrow morning? >> i think it is the mess and getting rid of this from our streets. and hopefully people will stay in
and the three major airports that service new york city. and for those people who aren't traveling, well, there are just a few hours left to get supplies before this potentially historic snowfall starts. a familiar scene playing out across new england, people grabbing supplies and food ahead of the storm. the only thing more popular than snow shovels and rock salt seem to be milk and bread. >> craziness as usual for a snowstorm. >> oh, it's crazy. it was a madhouse. >> i'm going to the liquor store. >> people are worried about the snow. i'm not worried about it. >> reporter: but officials in massachusetts are. the governor asked all nonemergency state workers to stay home today, urged all schools to close, and asked people to stay off the roads to allow the state's army of plow trucks to do their work. in addition to snow, the nor'easter is expected to churn up fierce waves and threatening coastal flooding. that could pose a major problem in areas around new york city that are still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> we can handle the snow. we just don't need a
in objection today with a high of 48 but all snow in oklahoma and kansas city with temperatures staying in the mid-20s throughout the day. how much snow will fall, where we see some of these purple areas, we're talking an foot of snow by the time it's said and done friday morning. but a large area of this dark blue could see up to a foots of snow and that includes places like wichita, kansas city, and even areas west of st. louis could see some very heavy snow amounts. amounts. again, that's going to be friday morning. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> overseas to the third day of oscar pistorius's bail murder hearing, but it may have been undermined. the lead investigator faces attempted murder charges himself and the prosecution admits it has no evidence challenging pistorius's story that he shot his girlfriend by accident. tina kraus reports from london. >> reporter: a police van took oscar pistorius back to court for what could be the final day of bail hearing to determine his fate. family members carried the athlete's clothes from a police station whe
it with miami for the city with the most number of super bowls, look. there were a lot of people concerned that maybe the town couldn't handle it anymore and host a party this big. so far they have shown that they're worth that effort and even more. everyone here from city officials to the business owners knew that this was their chance to show america and the world they were not only back but better than they were before katrina, before the oil spill. and everyone that we talked to on the street seems pretty pleased with the way things are going to this point. ask some of those who are cheering for the team that loses on sunday if they still like new orleans. they may have a bit of a different attitude. right now it's a good time here in the big easy. >> come on, jay. win or lose you can never hate on new orleans. one of america's great cities. thank you. >> reporter: thank you. >>> from the gridiron to the table, let's spin on this. i'm very excited about sunday's game. i like the story of capper nick. i love ray lewis and the final ride. i love the smashmouth character of the baltimore
, was caught on one of the city security cameras. >> it shows the attack. it does not show it in clarity. it does show the attack. we pulled up the best images we could to give to your guys. >> police pulled these three images. the suspect is wearing a purple long sleeved shirt and a white hat. police have determined that smith and the suspect knew each other. >> we believe they had some sort of a prior dispute. we just do not know what it was about. >> he came up to colorado several times to visit me. >> where smith's mother was staying, his uncle was speaking for the family. his mother, too shaken up to speak with 11 news, as was his stepfather who was wearing this t-shirt in memory of his stepson. the family is still trying to make sense of the situation and is leaving it in investigators hands. >> i do not want to say anything to jeopardize an ongoing investigation. this is a difficult time for my family and the baltimore police department. >> investigators are reaching out to the public tonight, because there were so many people in that area along howard st.. investigators are askin
city, missouri. >>> benghazi in the spotlight again. right now a senate panel is hearing testimony on the pentagon's response to the attack on u.s. facilities there. the senators also asking questions about an internal review following that attack. defense secretary leon panetta responded to criticism regarding the response time. >> we were not dealing with a prolonged or continuous assault, which could have been brought to an end by a u.s. military response. very simply, although we had forces deployed to the region, time, distance, the lack of an adequate warning, events that moved quickly on the ground prevented a more immediate response. >> after lunch today, president obama's pick for cia director is going to have to answer for the death by drone overseas. john brennan will go before the senate intelligence committee after four years as the president's counter terrorism aide during which he championed the use of drones or unmanned aircraft to take out perceived threats to the homeland. even perceived threats who may be u.s. citizens. a white house agreed only yesterday to give
ordinance will apply to all prates not just the south side parade. that has to the full city council on wednesday for a vote. to pass is there goes to an into effect immediately. this do in the parade will be held chicago's gay pride parade and festival are being split up this year. in the past, gay pride month ended with 72-hours of celebrations. but this june, the parade will be held the weekend after pride fest. a food, arts and entertainment fair. the change is partly to alleviate pressure on chicago police who patrol the big events. 850-thousand people attended shares pride festival began saturday and sunday june 22nd and 20 there. coming up next the manhunt in los angeles for a former police officer accused of killing three people including another officer. also ahead, police find a mentally challenged teen handcuffed in his father's basement in missouri. and, new jersey governor chris christie is firing back at a former white house doctor who made comments about his weight. a massive manhunt is under way across southern california for a former cop accused of murdering three
. >> stay off the city streets. >> if you don't have to drive, please remain home. >> the rate of snowfall and reduced visibility during the evening rush hour in particular, will make safe travel nearly impossible. >> in fact, governor patrick of massachusetts has banned all traffic from the roads as of three hours ago. this video from before that order took effect is believed to be the first statewide driving ban since 1978. break it, and you risk a $500 fine. trains are not much of an option in the heavily traveled northeast either. amtrak suspending much of its northeast rail service today. and if you are trying to fly, two or from anywhere in this region, as new yorkers would say forgeta about it. airlines have canceled thousands of flights for today and tomorrow. here is what it looks like right now right around the corner in times square, new york. we are in a bit of a lull right now as predicted. they are expecting it to hit full force about an hour from now. after that first alert forecasters say we could see one to two inches of snow per hour all night long. other areas could see
some live pictures as plows get ready to hit the streets in new york city. air travel is disrupted extending back to the bay area. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is at sfo with the latest numbers on cancellations there. cate, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. that storm is expected to set things back for thousands of travelers across the country. we know its already cancelled dozens of flights here out of sfo. two strong storms are expected to converge across the northeast. residents have just a few hours to prep their homes for what experts say could be a historic storm. new york could get up to a foot of snow and boston up to three feet. 3,000 flights along the east coast were canceled and we are seeing the effects here in the bay area. at sfo we have learned 52 flights were canceled for today. that's 35 departing and 17 arriving from boston, news, jfk and philadelphia. the last time we checked in with airport staff, they say there were no delays as a result of those cancellations. just a few moments ago i spoke with a couple of
in a small bunker in midland city until the rescue yesterday afternoon. >> it's a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> fbi says agents stormed the bunker after suspected jimmy lee dykes became agitated. former assistance director for the fbi said they used flash- bang devices and raided the bunker >>> an iraqi vet accused of killing two men is on suicide watch in texas. jail officials say eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after becoming aggressive. court documents suggest the motive for the killings was to take the truck of chris kyle, who wrote a best-selling book about his military experiences as a sniper. kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> president obama will be meeting with labor and business leaders at the white house today hoping for build support for immigration reform. yesterday the president was in minnesota promoting reforms to the nation's gun control laws. on capitol hill today, some house members will introduce by partisan gun control legislation.
knew last month. >> reporter: in hayward, da lin, kpix 5. >>> new tonight a san jose city official says google executives should have their own private airport at mineta san jose international. they want to build it for business jets owned by google. san jose's aviation director says the plan would bring jobs and money to san jose. airport officials want to discuss it with the community as well as the economic development committee next month. >>> our live high-def doppler radar shows another round of rain is on the horizon. here's chief meteorologist paul deanno. >> unless your kids have soccer practice this evening, this is good news because we could certainly use the rainfall. here it is. kpix 5 high-def doppler radar showing a marked increase in activity especially north of the golden gate over the past hour or so. watch out petaluma, novato, mill valley, it's going to be raining soon there and it will be steady at times. watch out in san francisco, south city, south of san mateo and redwood city, that batch of rain off to your west is headi
boswell is live from midland city, alabama with the latest. >> reporter: maureen, good evening to you. investigators have listed items, including a heater and blankets and also toys provided to the boy in the bunker. those were new items. they also had a message for the alleged kidnapper. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's, that's very important. >> reporter: investigators say alleged alabama gunman and kidnapper jimmy jimmy lee dykes is allowing food, warmth, toys and medicine to a 5-year- old boy he's been holding in a bunker tuesday since. as of now, the suspect is showing no signs of giving in. a day after the schoolbus was towed away as evidence, more stories are being told about the bus driver, charles poland, jr. >> surely this man died an american hero. >> the laughter and the love he had for kids, somebody would lay their life down. that's a hero. >> reporter: officials maintain the 5-year-old child has not been hurt. >> this whole nation actually is coming together and sending their support for this young boy. >> please, continue to be patient with
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
. about a day away from hitting the east coast. we keep talking boston and this could hit new york city. >> providence, hartford, boston up to new hampshire and maine. all of the big cities across the northeast under the gun here. if you are along i-95, it's going to be a line where north of you somewhere it's going to be 20 to 25 inches. south of you it will be two. that's a big range. they will sneak into part of the forecast and not get to the northern part. new york city right now, this computer we are talking about is 15.3 inches of snow. providence is 28.3. the mayor of boston, we showed the picture said please, everybody off the road by noon. city schools are closed. we don't want you stuck on the freeway in a blizzard. this is going happen. people are going to get out with three inches of snow on the ground. they think they will be okay, but they are not. they are going to get stuck in this. three inches now, but two hours later, the be inig inches and not going to be able to get out of the car. this happens all the time. get off the road and stay home. >> here's a heads up. i h
. there was surveillance video released by police showing the last time she was seen near railroad avenue in suisun city that afternoon. she was found at alan witt park where a vigil is being held. fairfield police announceed an arrest hours before the vigil held for her and they are relegislation the details in a news conference in the hour. our reporter is on the way with the latest for you on abc7news.com and on abc7 later today at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> thank you. san bernardino county sheriff deputies are expanding the search for a former lapd accused of murdering three people including an officer. >> we will continue searching until we discover these live the mountain or we find him. one or the two. >> we got a new update. the search is under difficult winter conditions. now, katie marzullo is joining us live. >> the sheriff in san bernardino says right now more than 100 officers are searching for christopher dorner. they certained all night. the sheriff says dorner has had plenty of time to league big bear but they do not know if he has left. there is no evidence one way or the other. there are
. . >>> hundreds of people are meeting to discuss the city's crime problem. nbc bay's monty francis live with the story. monty? >> reporter: good evening. there is standing room only inside this theater behind me. the meeting was supposed to end at 5:00 but it is still going on now. bill bratton is not here but the man esteeming up with to review the oakland police department, rob wasserman is inside speaking. wasserman is the cheryl of the strategic policy partnership is he has a $100,000 contract with the city of oakland to review the violence and prevention strategies. at this meeting he said he would help develop a living action plan and vowed at the end of the process, oakland would be a different city. he also called oakland one of the most complex policing environments in the u.s. >> the police can make a difference if they are focused and they're passionate and they're out there on the streets. if they have a presence. >> reporter: the homicide rate in oakland reached a six-year crime and violence jumped 23%. burglaries were up even more than that. and wasserman was telling the p
yesterday. blowing snow created near-whiteout conditions in duluth. and several cities declared know emergencies, including minneapolis and st. paul. >>> also snowplows and shovels are still working nonstop this morning to clean up from that monster blizzard that pummeled the northeast over the weekend. >> hamden, connecticut, is buried under 40 inches of snow. take a look at this incredible photo from nearby trumbull, what one woman saw as she opened her front door. abc's tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: this morning, cleanup continues across the northeast. it will take days to recover from this massive blizzard. >> it's horrible. when you do shovel your driveway, the plows come and put the snow back on to the driveway. >> reporter: utility crews are working around the clock to restore power to those left in the cold and dark. >> we have no power, no heat, no electricity, no nothing. >> reporter: clearing snow-filled roads has been a difficult task. an army of plows worked on the long island expressway. one of new york's busiest. at the height of the storm, some drivers h
that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker in alabama. >> he's fine. he's laughing, playing, joking, eating, the things you would expect a normal 5-year-old or 6-year-old young man to do. he's very brave, he's very lucky. the success story is that he is out safe and doing great. >> reporter: the dramatic end came after officers saw 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes holding a weapon. they felt they could not hold off any longer. >> at this point, fbi
.f.x. heading into baltimore city. this situation will be changing this morning. it is a tricky situation. be aware for some flash freezing. everything's to be just fine. carroll county parents will be wanting to watch carefully. there's an early dismissal today. that will cancel elementary schools. wait for our announcement. it would mean the closing of schools for elementary schools but it has not happened yet. jennifer franciotti reporting live. >> thank you so much. the northeast is bracing for worse conditions. >> as much as 3 feet of snow in some areas. jay gray has more. >> the early warning signs for heavy snow pushing across the midwest. two systems that will collide later today across new england. >> it will explode and intensify. >> concern over conditions that could be some of the worst this region has ever seen. >> these numbers could be pushed to 28 or 30 inches of snow in some areas. >> residents are bracing for impact. another devastating storm surge. >> i am devastated. some >> are moving to higher ground. >> hi tate, high hurricane force wind, and northeast is the recipe
is incredible. >>> this time year we have the threat of house fires ever present. >> and now the city fire department is is announcing new steps towards equipping homes with smock detectors and that's thanks to federal morning. >> preparing for a winter blast. how some are loading up on the salt and sand to keep the streets safe and as clear as possible. look at that. how do we take an unpolished room and make it shine? we get doing... ...with a store full of ways to get it done. we can all throw on our work clothes... ...and throw out any doubt. because right now's the time to take those rooms from... ..."think i can do this?" to... ..."let me show you what i just did." more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. outsmart your budget with this ashland vanity, a special buy at $299. >>> 5:41. here's perspective from a bird's eye view of a sand stockpile in chelsea massachusetts. dump trucks are loaded up in preparation for the weekend's snowstorm. boston may be covered in two feet of snow within 24 hours. it was not -- it has not fallen yet but street crews are salting the
. investigators say they've been tracking him the last two months. oakland today became the first city in the country to issue city i.d. cards that double as debit cards. that groundbreaking municipal program launched today. the goal is to ensure that everyone in the city has a usable form of identification regardless of their immigration status. the i.d.s will serve as debit cards so people who usually only carry cash can now have a more secure way to keep their money. >> a huge way of giving access to people who are right now living in the shadows, this way they can feel safe representing themselves to the city authorities to access city authorities, the police, at the same time have financial services at very low cost and not feel that they have to live in cash the rest of their lives. >> oakland residents can preregister for the program as of today. critics worry the cards could be easily stolen and compromised. >>> okay. 49ers fans have been waiting for 18 years for this. so now the wait is less than 48 hours. an interesting twist in new orleans today. the opposing head coaches he
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providence, rhode island. rare that you see a car going by. almost every business, city hall, everything is closed here, just like in massachusetts, the governor in connecticut also having that 4:00 ban on any cars and i wouldn't be surprised if it happens here very soon as well. i want to take you on our journey getting here. we just arrived here. it took us over five hours to get here from new york city, a trip that really shouldn't take any more than three hours. along the way, very slow going, light traffic. lots of snow plows but also some very serious accidents. we saw a jackknifed tractor-trailer that ran right into the median. we saw a huge semi that just fell off the side of the highway. we took a picture of that for you guys. that was consistent all the way up here. if you head up to maine, i want to show you some pretty dramatic video in maine. a 19-car pileup in maine. bottom line, the governor saying not a time for sightseeing, not a time for playing around. this is very, very serious. in 1978, 27 inches of snow, 26 deaths. they think this storm could be as bad or worse and
, and schools closed in a number of cities. forecasters predicted new england would get the worst of it with up to three feet of snow likely in boston. mayor thomas menino. >> this is a storm of major proportions. stay off the roads. stay home. let the public works crews do their job. >> brown: the region also braced for winds reaching 75 miles an hour that will pile up drifts and almost guarantee widespread power outages. as ever, the threat prompted shoppers to pack stores, stocking up on supplies. >> this is panic shopping, so bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> you've got to plan ahead. a couple feet of snow would shut everything down and, who knows, it could be a couple of days, right? >> brown: in new york city, predictions called for as much as a foot of snow, and mayor michael bloomberg said the city had marshaled an army of plows and salt trucks. >> the sanitation department will deploy something like 1,700 snowplows and 65 front-end loaders. it also has 450 salt-spreaders already deployed. >> brown: the storm also focused new concern on the new york and new j
on the streets, you see cabs. not so much right now, huh? >> new york city, right? the city that never sleeps. this is a city that is in the middle of a deep slumber. when was the last time you saw the streets practically empty. look at the circle, columbus circle, practically empty. a couple cabs, maybe a snow plow if you're lucky, maybe a city bus. empty. it's like a white christmas today. isn't it? a winter wonderland. it is cold, i'll tell you that, but it's snowing and it's a quiet snow. not much wind going on. so really kind of a calm overhang on this evening in the middle of the night. the snow, though, is continuing to pile up. what i find interesting, though, is i really haven't seen many snow plows go by and the city has promised they were on patrol as of 7:00 tonight. perhaps they're in the boroughs in the neighborhoods making their way through. one interesting difference to this year, though, different from the blizzard that hit here in 2010, the city's kind of learned about it, learned from its mistakes, they have got kind of, brooke, a gps tracker of where the snow plows are. so
-winning humorist dave barry about miami, the "insane city" that's the focus of his new novel. >> the people come from everywhere, people just weird people are attracted to miami. the wildlife is weird, the weather is weird, it's a festering stew of weirdness. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was de ssible b the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: millions of people in the northeast and new england battened down for a weekend blizzard today. forecasters warned it could be one for the record books. by this afternoon, the gathering storm was beginning to whiten the landscape for hundreds of miles, with long
people in this city and in this region. >> we'll have more on that search for dorner coming up. >>> joe paterno's family fighting back after releasing a report absolving the case of any wrong doing. it says that penn state's prior report was factually wrong. the family says paterno never attempted to hide any information about jerry sandusky's activitieactivities. >> it's so hard to accept. but when i read the first charge, i actually got physically ill. i couldn't read anymore for a couple of days. >> the university responded to the family in a written statement saying, it is understandable and appreciated that people will draw their own conclusions and opinions from the facts uncovered in the freeh report. >>> president obama will head to chicago on friday to talk about economic proposals that he'll be laying out in this week's state of the union address. the president will also talk about gun violence that has affected communities across chicago and across this country. yesterday, the first lady attended the funeral of a young girl who was the victim of gun violence. she was killed j
city college where student protesters have just wrapped up talks after spending the night inside a campus building. we will tell you what they are fighting for next. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on two. >> it's friday, february 22nd. developing news from san jose. police are searching for a hit and run driver they say crashed into a bus. matt keller is live from the scene to talk about what happened. >> reporter: good morning. in just the past couple minutes we watched as a tow truck came and hooked up to the vta bus. you can see there is a lot of damage done to the front right wheel and passenger entrance. police say this was a hit and run. car ran a red light here and smashed into the bus. 13 passengers were on the bus. one was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >> 13 passengers didn't have any injuries which is great. we are glad for that and they were able to go onto their destination on the next bus. >> reporter: police say the driver of the car took off after the crash. we are told the car was damaged
residents will be able to turn in their guns for cash today. the cities of menlo park, palo alto and east palo alto will hold a gun buy back. the event is from ten to two and all weapons will be accepted anonymously. >>> anti violence groups will also hold a rally in conjunction with that. it's at 11:00. jackie spear will be among a number of speakers. >>> today's events come a day after a day of action to end gun violence. dozens of people part paided in a vigil to remember victims of gun violence. that event was part of a national movement to pressure congress for action on new gun control laws. >> new this morning in his weekly address the president said congress must act now before automatic budget cuts kick in on march first. >> once the cuts take effect, thousands of teachers will be laid off and tens of thousands of parent also have to rush to find child care for their kids. >> the president accuses republicans of failing to meet him halfway. he is calling for tax reform and moderate spending cuts. gop leaders say spending must be pulled into prevent a larger deficit. the presid
. and was in frederick today was in pentagon city yesterday. one suspect in pentagon city be wearing neon gloves. , one of the suspects also appears to be neon green gloves. it is disturbing. >> this couple say they let the of the ravens celebration not expecting to come to more in usually quite frederick. e lived literally a few blocks away. this is a place that we frequent. it is mind blowing. police hope the public can help them catch these guys. authorities are not saying it the same people, but many are convinced that it is. i really believe it is one and the same. it was in this area of the that those criminals whated the cases and stole appeared to be watches. another similarity in both ran out ofat they store and had a getaway vehicle waiting to drive them out of their. , tomin downtown frederick roussey, abc 7 news. we are following a develop a where a two-year-old boy hospital to an area suffering severe burns. this happened on the 21,000 block of golf estates. that the little hurt himself when he got a cup of coffee. also knew, we are learning about a fire that went a d.c. apartment, killing
. >> others are stocking up on the city' -- on necessities. >> milk and other things i need for the weekend. >> getting out has become all but impossible by air. in many areas the roads will be impossible as well. a parking abn -- ban is in effect in boston and the government has ordered non- essential employees to work from home. salt and sand as been loaded into trucks as they tried to stay ahead of conditions that are expected to intensify into tomorrow morning. but for many, the time to prepare for this warmth is quickly running out -- for this storm. is quickly. >> according to cnn, nearly 3000 u.s. flights have already been grounded for today and tomorrow. many airlines are offering free rebooking. united and southwest airlines are also including chicago. the snow and when prompted amtrak to halt service between new york and boston this afternoon. you can see the interactive radar contract updates and see pictures and video of the areas hardest hit by the storm on our web site, wbaltv.com. at least eight people are in the hospital following a carbon monoxide scare in east baltimore. b
fauquier, rappahannock and warren county schools. >> also in virginia, winchester city schools will open one hour late. clark, frederick, loudoun, page and prince william county schools will open two hours late. in maryland, howard county schools will open two hours late. >> and in west virginia, jefferson county schools or a two-hour delay. you can see the full list of closings and delays scrolling right now on the bottom of your screen and also on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> forecasters say the bridges about to hit parts of pennsylvania, new jersey, new york and new england could be historic. two feet of snow could bury parts of the i-59 corridor and wind speeds as high as 75 miles per hour could mean millions of pout power outages. people living in the danger zone spent yesterday stocking up on all those food supplies. before the first flakes even fell, the storm already impacting -- having an impact nationwide. airlines have canceled nearly 3,000 flights. amtrak will shut down service along the northeast corridor this afternoon. so everybody is hunkering down preparing for the wor
moving into virginia and north carolina. we have torrential downfalls right now. you see new york city is at 33 degrees. that's going to be an area where we will see that snow start off as rain and then it changes in the back side of the storm. so most of today, it's okay in new york city but then it turns into tonight. we do are blizzard warnings in the bright pink here. that's an area where we could end up with two feet of snow. there's only really been four snowstorms with two feet of snow in boston. this could be the fifth one and a crippling storm. >> living up to the label historic. >> absolutely. >>> turning now to california where a massive manhunt has the los angeles area on virtual lockdown. the lapd even putting extra security at their headquarters because the spblgt used to be one of their own. christopher dorner is wanted in multiple shootings spanning six days. the 33-year-old said he's declaring war with the lapd after losing his job. according to his late and rambling manifesto, he wants to revenge until his name is clear. he writes the violence of action will be high.
head north. still running between d.c. and new york city. day, eight -- at the airport and the buses have a lot of people find a ride. the cancellation started early coming. thousands of passengers got other at airports and terminals. the nasa has a one-week leave an airbase in italy. -- of the nasa has a one-week airbase in italy. i just want to be home. >> as the storm stopped transportation to the northeast, be travelers shifted into high gear. one of the few modes of transportation still available the boss. -- the bus. a couple of buses off this afternoon. >> i have a feeling. >> seconds before the last pulled off, she made her way aboard. for her, this trip is the result frantic and emotionally charged search. >> my aunt passed away. i'm trying to make it there. i will have no way of saying goodbye to her. i am going to take my chances. >> there is a likelihood that she did make it to new york city. get furtherying to north, it is almost impossible. the trains are moving -- running york city, not any further than that. >> across the northeast, warning that the blizzardrepare for
>> mother nature socks it to the northeast. a deadly fire is labeled suspicious by city police. what investigators are looking for tonight. a day of celebration for a 10- year-old girl battling back from severe medical misfortunes. 11 news was there as the family was presented with more than $6,000 in donations. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you are watching wbal tv 11. >> how a very hard night for new england. we will have more on that. john collins is here to give us an update on our forecast. we were lucky. >> a few miles would have made a huge difference in the outcome of that storm. new england got hammered. there is still some residual snow on the backside of the storm. most of the storm is out to sea and out of the range of the u.s. radar. nova scotia is getting a lot of snow right now. we cannot reach it on the radar. you can see snow up in the state of maine. cape cod is still getting snow. 1,500 miles to the west in missouri and arkansas, oklahoma, texas, into nebraska, the
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to the city council about a crime spike in the neighborhood. he says his house had been burglarized several times. police report showed three home break ins on this 2700 block on holly street in the last two years. the suspect took large amounts of cash, collectible coins and jewelry. and now investigators do believe there may have been another burglary at this home yesterday. shortly before 7:00 when an adult resident came home and found the 94-year-old man dead alone in the house. he had upper body trauma but did not elaborate on what that means. >> we're still investigating the facts surrounding the death but do feel it appears to be somewhat suspicious. >> i'm out here walking my dog, i had no idea. that's scary. >> sources tell fox 5 the person who found the man was a son or stepson. do not have information on a possible suspect. they are calling it a death investigation. i'm sure we'll get more details on that as the information unfolds. the homicides are very rare here in the city of alexandria. certainly this news is unsettling to many of the neighbors in this community. going bac t
are not seeing any backups just yet. we have a crash at number in the city. otherwise, we are looking pretty good. 95 into the fort mchenry, things are looking good. this is 895 at the harbor tunnel. there should not be any problems. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> an agonizing wait that stress on for four days is finally over. >> what a nightmare. the carnival triumph limped into port. pastor's falling put their feet on dry ground. jay gray has more from alabama. >> finally a triumphant return. >> it is the best feeling. >> the end of an exhausting journey. prayers answered as passengers and crew members poured out of the ship in waves, most pulling luggage. a few in wheelchairs. many still wearing their robes from the cruise ship. the unofficial uniform of sorts. >> we are like a family now. we went through hell. >> no air conditioning, little food, and mounting raw sewage and human waste. the result of a few functioning restrooms on the vessel. >> it was like being locked in a porta-potti that caught on fire. >> back to hotels in new orleans. some still trying to come to terms with
. they're called the drop kick murphys, singing the unofficial anthem of the city of boston. i'm shipping us to boston from the great movie "the departed." and they're going to be providing some music for us in just a little while on this friday field trip for "today." i'm matt lauer, along with savannah guthrie, here in faneuil hall marketplace. such a big crowd of people that have been here all morning long. just want to give you this view, walk around and actually show the people back home. thank you so much for coming. this crowd goes all the way to your side. >> we had to divide and conquer. we have so many great fans. i just met a lady who has -- skipped going to the doctor today because she had to be here. >>> coming up, we are going to talk about all the things that make this such a great town. and, of course, including the famous boston accent. we're going to do our best to learn it. we've been practicing and we're going to sample some of the taste of the town, too. >> also ahead, boston native mindy kaelin is here, from "the office" and "the mindy project." what she loves most a
and then rain could be heavy at times was sunshine returning for ocean city. 46 tomorrow, rain in the morning. sunny skies and 48. 47 monday, and then another mixed bag of rain, sleet, and snow arriving next tuesday. >> how was your flu shot working? not as well as anyone had held and its worst for the elderly. >> the recommendation from health experts for any senior feeling flu symptoms. >> if you're hungry right now for a cookie, you are out of luck. they are not on vacciness year's flu certainly is not perfect. it works about half the time according to new data from the cdc. the latest charities show it is 56% effective, but it is not that effective for the elderly, a group hit particularly hard this year. the cdc experts say any elderly patient going to the doctor with flu symptoms should be an anti- laurell drugs immediately. we are still in the confines of flu season. while no one wants to catch the virus, it can be a matter of life or death. unlike regular face masks, this is designed to provide extra protection against multiple strands of the flu. manufacturers say the inner layers ar
and brash mayor, and the people of new york city loved him. we'll tell you about that, straight ahead. christine. >>> and the first jobs report of 2013 released in an hour and a half. the numbers for you, what it means for the health of the economy and the jobs market. >> and the defense secretary nominee on the defensive. chuck hagel grilled on capitol hill. did he blow his shot to convince lawmakers that he's the right man for the job? >> friday, february 1st, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. breaking news, we start with. two people have died, several people wounded in explosion that has taken place outside the u.s. embassy in ankara, turkey. chris lawrence joins us from the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. not much information right now. turkey authorities are responding to that scene, trying to collect more information. the blast happened just a short while ago, some. news reports out of that area, saw a big flash, heard a big bang. reports of several people wounded near a side gate of the embassy. we're waiting for more information, the
they captured in 2011. it shows a airport and city in afghanistan. this all comes as the senate intelligence committee will receive a classified document today. some members of congress are angry saying the white house targeted americans overseas without congressional oversight. reports showed two americans killed in 2011 were working for al-qaeda. we expect to learn more in the next hour, senators can question the defense secretary who is at a hearing this hour. also the white house spokesperson is meeting the media right now. live in washington. >> will iran's leader has rejected holding nudge negotiation was the united states. he rejected all direct negotiations. he said american threats don't frighten iran. however iran will take part in nuclear negotiations involving six world powers that include the united states. >> new, the president wrapped up his remarking at the national prayer breakfast in washington dc just about 45 minutes ago. the president, first lady and vice president all tended the event. its been a tradition for presidents to attend the prayer breakfast dating back to t
hospital and this is going on and we know the fbi is involved and l.a.p.d. special alert around the city and in fact, they have guards outside of l.a.p.d.'s main headquarters and don't see that working with them over the years. motorcycle police officers have been pulled from the streets and every single unit required to have two officers in it it and throughout the state of california everyone is on tactical alert. from san diego, all the way to the border, as far as east as las vegas. we've been told from san diego police they found a wallet, wallet was given to him this morning not far from the airport there that belongs to the suspect. and a badge was found this that wallet. christopher dorner is the suspect's name and they don't know or haven't been able to tell us if that badge was real, if it was fake, something he purchased, if it was something, we don't believe it was the l.a.p.d. badge they say, but a badge of some sort. and we'll keep you updated, alisyn, across the state every single law enforcement agency is on tactical alert trying to find the suspect and there have been no
friend though just wrote me and said rain, snow has turned to rain in new york city so the snow line may be moving north. there is some of that rain. san jose, campbell, some of that though looks to be drive english back toward parts -- loss gatos, saratoga and the santa clara valley, back toward santa cruz and toward monterey. 50s on the temperatures today. 52, 53, i kept -- when i do my own temperatures i kept getting those. santa rosa may be a little warmer. next week very quiet. not quiet back east. they are on wall to wall coverage and boston looks to be -- boston north really, new hampshire, rhode island up to maine look to be the main areas to get hit by this system that will develop today and into the weekend. tor i i believe is live in boston. >> reporter: there is a lot of an advertise about this storm. this will be an epic event. the snow has started, it's windy, bitterly cold and throughout the day the snow will pick up and then the overnight at some point it'll be to the point where it's about two to three inches an hour, reaching about two feet. the earlier you arrived at
new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trips right before the valentine's day weekend here, those folks, you called it right. as we look at these pictures from maine, do keep in mind those winds are going to whip. and before this thing is over, you will have zero visibility, snow blowing sideways, deep, deep drifts, that sort of thing. want to talk about boston. look at this. this is -- you can't see it, it is fenway park. you'll recognize fenway if there wasn't snow and ice on the lens of this camera. snow started there right around 9:30 this morning. and we're hearing boston could break its all time snow record. the all time record set in either 1978 in that deadly winter storm, blamed for dozens of deaths, or more recently in 2003. take your pick. 27 inches each time. boston, right now, is under a snow emergency. no on street parking. schools are closed. publi
of the place -- the -- the national city, suggests that dorner likes to go in and through the san diego area and has some sort of ties there. we now he tried to commandeer a boat in that area. >> it's interesting. it seems he has said in his manifesto, he's going to be off the grid basically. but there are sightings of him, and he seems to be leaving a trail, whether that's a trail to throw police off or not, they are searching very aggressively in the area where you are at. >> well, absolutely, because, again, that's his last known whereabouts. the last everyone has seen of him. he did go off the grid. has been off the grid four days. this has been absolutely no sign of this deadly fugitive. and we should note, police are saying we are going to get our man. let's listen to the assistant chief with the riverside police. >> okay. we're going to come back to that sound bite in just a little while, paul. i do want to say, that this is just a frightening situation for the police and clearly they have the grammys coming up tonight, a big concern that something could happen then. all right, paul v
. city leaders have announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of christopher dorner. it's the largest award for a man hunt. the mayor of los angeles calls this a case for domestic terrorism. we'll have more coming up at 6:15. >>> today mississippi's governor will tour the damage left behind by destructive tornado that injured more than a dozen people. it touched down in hattiesburg yesterday. damaging businesses and homes. a state of emergency was declared on campus at the university of southern mississippi where the tornado damaged a number of buildings. >> it was just like you hear tornado described. it was very, very quick. the buildings are shaking. >> the storms threat is gone and now the cleanup begins. the school district has canceled classes because of the storm dang. >>> time now 6:07. the effects of that deadly blizzard in the northeast is still being effect this morning. some people are getting back to work or going to school this morning. and some highways have reopened. electricity is back on for hundreds of thousands of people. but still 90% of t
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city mayor ed koch has died. he passed away from congestive heart failure. he had really problems with his health over the last many years. mayor koch elected in 1977. he was a judge on the people's court, and he had been hospitalized recent well fluid on his lungs. moved to intensive care yesterday. he was 88 years old. richard socaridies joins us. writer for "new yorker," former aide to president clinton. when i was a kid growing up in long island, mayor koch was almost a mythical figure. >> larger than life. when i grew up in manhattan, he was mayor, and as you said, he was very feisty, said what he thought. new yorkers loved him. he gave new york some tough love. he would say whatever he thought, famous for savering a city from bankruptcy. but also governing at very challenging times, beginning of the aids crisis. a locality of racial tension and diversity. issues of racial tension and diversity in new york. he served during very challenging times, took very controversial positions, no one questioned he loved the city and a fighter for new york always. >> his personality itsel
. >> the police on the streets of our city notified the public to tell people about the emergency of the city of washington as we go forward. also want to remind everyone to use common sense stay off the streets of our city. basically stay home. salt is on stand by the transportation authority is prepared to use super powered snow blowers jet power to keep thungs running smoothly. andrew cuomo is operating the emergency response center. ladies, back to you. >> anna kooiman thank you very much. we will check back with you in just a little bit. it is called nemo we will go to janice dream. i think of the fish nemo. >> fox news is not calling it nemo they are calling it a blockbuster nor' easter. that is a record breaker for boston: let's look at the radar. two storms merge together and could bring us the blockbuster storm. we have snoiw across the great lakes. a lot of moisture and combined this is going to give us our big, big storm that could bring record snow total potentially. around 10:00 a.m. we will see a mixture. this could keep the snow totals down in new york city. north and west we
for clues in a fatal shooting last night in that city's laurel neighborhood. near quickly street. bullet casings littered the street and police said the shooter was still at large. the victim's identity has not been released. >>> president obama is expected to push for stricter laws on guns. fearful of looming gun control measures thousands today packed a gun show. joins us live to tell us some of the trends at this event. ali. >> organizers say attendance was doubled what it was last year with 4000 people coming through the front entrance and it was items like this, all types of ammunition. >> would you like to sign up for the nra. >> told us they signed up about 200 new members this weekend as people walked into the code of the west gun show. they attribute to the debate on gun control. >> the obama administration and they are pushing for gun laws and then the california state legislature has a massive amount of gun laws. >> tom coal today said an outright ban on assault weapons isn't likely to pass the senate. >> i don't think they are. >> but some gun owners worry about changes at th
to be the wind and it's not just going to be this snow officials are also warning folks in the coastal cities along the eastern seaboard to be wary of flooding how bad is it really going to get? >> it is an amazing storm. explosive in tens of occasions that left the georgia coast look at the configuration hurricane force winds already been reported. more than 1 ft. of snow is down already across connecticut look as some of the snow totals down here. the new york city area has been hit here as well. run down the list here sunny brook n.y.. all kinds of advisories' out east. we have our own storm out in the plains states 4700 flights nationwide canceled today officials reporting over 220 flights cancelled, at midway over 30 likely to be the same story tomorrow so if you are scheduled to travel, stay tuned. nothing official yet still some loose ends being tied up in washington but there was a deal between former congressman jesse jackson jr. that could put him behind bars. please guilty to misusing campaign funds for nearly three months the rev. jesse jackson mob during an appearance today a b
city's central park. my colleague, erica hill is, might i point out warm inside studio 1a. good morning. >> who drew the short straw? good morning. good morning to everyone at home. forecasters warning this storm would be a powerhouse. they were right on target. not very far from studio 1a, we have a look for you at times square. the crews there hard at work cleaning up the snow. also look for you in new jersey, strong winds and surf clashing along the jersey shore. and i do have to point out, when we first came in and you saw that shot of rockefeller plaza, you didn't see snow. that's because they have been up since the wee hours getting rid of all the white stuff. it almost looks as if there was no storm outside studio 1a. it's pretty amazing. >> yeah. let's bring folks up to date with the latest now, erica. at least one person is reported dead after a traffic accident in upstate new york. the snowfall totals across the northeast are substantial. in parts of connecticut, nearly three feet has fallen. boston and portland, maine, have reported snowfalls of up to 25 inches. here in new y
the mission. many filed alongside malian forces to regain control of northern cities. a government spokesperson said a withdraw would depend on traini malian troops. e frch and the alls continued to run into some insurgents outside major cities. they got into a fire fight on tuesday. they fear they could creep back into cities they wouldn't held. riots have broken out in tunisia after an official was shot dead. a leading member of the secular popular front party. he suffer is multiple gunshot wounds in the head and chest. the after the arab spring uprising in 2011. he said the culprit will be arrested. the murder sparked protests in tunis and around the country. tunisia has been gripped by instability and economic hardship. party leaders came to power making promises but they see problems before the arab spring. >>> executives seem happier with the recent economic climate. tell us what's changed. >> we've had a new government in japan and stock prices went higher. all of this seems to be working in the favor of boosting confidence for japan's manufacturing. orders for manufacture c
on the roads is going to be just treacherous from areas like new york city up through hartford through providence, rhode island and over into boston too and moving into central and northern new england. it's coming in pieces. we have a lot of moisture network with and a lot of cold air moving in as well. blizzard warnings are posted all along the coast of new england with eastern massachusetts likely the area that will get hit the hardest with power outages, a lot of wind damage, wind gusts could be as high as about 60 to 65 miles per hour. you can see boston could end up with more than two feet of snow. new york city should be closer to six to ten inches and hartford 12 to 18. that's the east. out west we have some weather of your own from san francisco down into l.a. we have a lot of showers out that way and those will continue to affect the coast of l.a. temperatures will only be in the 40s and 50s on the elko, nevada could end up with a wintry mix. snow in the northeast and rain in california. it should wind down tomorrow. >> i would take the rain if i had a choice. >> so i would.
covering the major storm from all angles. we'll begin with the city that will get hit first, that is new york. alison kosik, do we understand if they're prepared? lost her. we'll go to susan candiotti in boston, another place the storm is hitting. we know there will be a lot, a lot, a lot of snow. are they ready? >> reporter: to put it bluntly, i think they are, we certainly hope they are. the city hopes bostonians are. certainly they and new englanders are used to huge nor'easters and blizzards like this. 35 years ago, you had the storm of '78, when they had more than 27 inches. this could rival those record amounts. we'll have to see what happens. but as of now, noontime is zero hour. a snow emergency has gone into effect and now people are being told that's it, get off the streets. if your car is there, it's going to ghettet towed. so certainly if take you a look at the store shelf, they are empty. it is clear that people have been fwg out within the last 24, 48 hours since these warnings began. buying all kinds of essential supplies, including nonperishable foods, water, batteries fl
compared to the great blizzard of 1978, if you can believe that. that is when the city is literally shutting down after a monster storm. what are we watching here. shoppers, gas station lines. folks who will be hitting the stores, hitting their neighborhoods trying to hunker down if they can for the weekend. right now it's a bad time to get around. more than 3,000 flights have already been canceled. that is for friday and saturday going into the weekend. we are watching boston as well. there are a lot of requirements, of course, to make sure that people are safe. as well as hospitals, getting around. and so they are requiring that all the vehicles get off the roads by 12:00 noon. we are also watching some real changes in the public transportation system. the public rail stopping at 3:30, we understand, this afternoon. there are already folks getting out there. you can imagine the officials. you can imagine the resources, the technology, the equipment that they are putting out onto the roads. 600 snow removers are out there already in place for this monster storm that is expected all
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